The pharmacology course is designed to teach the various medications the medical assistant student will need to know as they enter health care. The students will learn main prescription drugs and their generics. Student will learn about the uses for commonly used prescriptions, their side effects, and dosages. Drug calculating is part of this course, in which the student will learn how to properly carry out a prescription order as directed by the physician and to meet the patient's specific criteria.
- Teacher: Michelle Doyle